This icon of our God and Savior Jesus Christ dates to the sixth or seventh century. It was painted at the Monastery of St. Catherine in the Sinai Peninsula. Due to the remote location of the monastery, this icon survived the period of iconoclasm that rocked the Church in the ninth and tenth centuries, and stands as a witness to a golden era in the Church's life.
Deep browns, golds, charcoals and grays cause a stunning balanced tone to this image. We have skillfully and expertly brought the tones to life and no home collection is complete without this image. Our Legacy Icon of this image is a must-have.
The Legacy board is made of durable MDF and has a wooden veneer on the back. Each board is cut and sanded in our shop by our woodworkers. The corners are routed and a keyhole is placed in the back for easy hanging.
Our prints are made in a controlled lab environment, using a special process which took over a decade to perfect. Finally, a series of custom sealants protect the image from fading, sun damage, and ozone by forming a barrier to outside elements.
Unlike other icon duplications, our prints have been environmentally-tested to resist degradation and fading for over 80 years, and in many cases well beyond 100. We do not laminate our icons, as lamination has unpredictable results for image stability. Our mission is to create timeless icons that will last, so you will only have to purchase them once.